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Meet Mr. Buzzell

About the Program
Welding and Metal Fabrication is a one year program that instructs students in the basics of welding during the first semester and then allows them to use their skills in a manufacturing shop setting second semester. For more information, click on the "Welding & Metal Fabrication Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.

About the Instructor - Welding I

  • Instructor at ROC since 2015.
  • California teaching credential (preliminary) in CTE Manufacturing and Product Development.
  • Coursework in Fire Science Technology and Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology, Bakersfield College.
  • Served country in Navy.
  • Formerly held Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) card.
  • Private industry experience in oil and gas industry (drilling and downhole explosives/fracking), as well as environmental, health and safety leadership; human resources leadership; and training – both Craft and Safety.
  • NCCER master trainer; construction site safety master.
  • National Safety Council Forklift Instructor since 1989.
  • Former member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Golden Empire Safety Society, and National Safety Council.
  • Have coached football for both the North of the River and Golden Empire Youth Tackle Football leagues.
  • An aviation buff who hates flying!
Also learn about the Instructor - Fabrication
CLICK HERE to visit Mr. Trimble's teacher page.